Which Restaurants are Open During the Holidays?

Who’s Open on the Major Holidays?

Here’s a snapshot of who’s staying open on the important days, and you can scroll down to find the vacation schedules of Paris restaurants organized by their location. We’ll be adding to this article throughout the month.

Open on Christmas Eve

Blowout:La Tour d’Argent, Shang Palace
Pricey: Les 110 de Taillevent
Moderate: Amarante, Le Comptoir du Relais, Fables de la Fontaine, Le Baratin
Budget: Miznon, L’Avant Comptoir, L’Avant Comptoir de la Mer, Septime Cave

Open on Christmas Day

Blowout: La Tour d’Argent
Moderate: Le Comptoir du Relais, Fables de la Fontaine, Le Baratin
Budget: Miznon, L’Avant Comptoir, L’Avant Comptoir de la Mer, Empire Céleste

Open on New Year’s Eve

Blowout: Sur Mesure, La Tour d’Argent, Le Grand Restaurant, Taillevent, Le Pré-Catelan, Shang Palace, Atelier Joël Robuchon
Pricey: Chez la Vieille, La Poule au Pot, Verjus, Les 110 de Taillevent, Papillon, Le Saint-Sébastien
Moderate: Ellsworth, Zéboulon, Elmer, Le Comptoir du Relais, Aux Près, Le Chardenoux, Chez Michel, Bistrot Paul Bert, Le Baratin
Budget: Miznon, L’Avant Comptoir, L’Avant Comptoir de la Mer, Cosi, The Green Goose, Septime Cave, Café Constant

Open on New Year’s Day

Blowout: La Tour d’Argent, Shang Palace, Atelier Joël Robuchon, Ledoyen
Pricey: La Poule au Pot, Papillon
Moderate: Le Comptoir du Relais, Buvette, Chez Michel, Bistrot Paul Bert
Budget: Miznon, L’Avant Comptoir, L’Avant Comptoir de la Mer, Cosi, Le Petit Cambodge, Café Constant, Empire Céleste

Holiday Closures by Location

Ellsworth restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com
Ellsworth is open on New Year’s Eve

75001 (Louvre, Palais-Royal, Les Halles)

  • Chez la Vieille (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays from December 23-30, plus January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Clover Grill (usually open every day) will close for the holidays on the evening of December 24 and all day December 25. Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Ellsworth (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 22-26 and January 1-2. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Juveniles (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 22 through January 2.
  • Kei (always closed Sun/Mon plus lunch on Thurs) will close for the holidays December 22 through January 2.
  • Pirouette (always closed Sun) will close for the holidays after lunch on December 24 through December 25, and after lunch on December 31 through January 1.
  • La Poule au Pot (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 only. Open on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day.
  • La Régalade Saint Honoré (usually open every day) will close from December 23-25 and January 1.
  • Sur Mesure (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and from January 1-9. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Verjus (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 23-26 and on January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Yam’Tcha (always closed Sun/Mon/Tue) will close for the holidays December 22-January 7.
  • Zéboulon (always closed Sun) will close for the holidays after lunch on December 24 through December 25, plus January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
Zebulon restaurant Paris from Pirouette | parisbymouth.com
Zébulon is open on New Year’s Eve

75002 (Sentier, Bourse)

  • Caffè Stern (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays from December 22-January 7.
  • Chez Georges (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 23-25 and December 30-January 1.
  • Frenchie (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays from December 24-January 6.
  • Frenchie Bar à Vins (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and December 31-January 1.
  • Frenchie to Go (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and December 31-January 3.
  • A Noste (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 22-January 2.
  • Racines (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 22-January 3.
Elmer is open on New Year’s Eve

75003 & 75004 (Marais)

  • L’As du Fallafel (always closed Fri eve/Sat) will close early on December 31. It will remain open all day on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
  • Breizh Café (usually open every day) will close the evening of December 24 and all day on December 25. It will be open until 6pm on New Year’s Eve and open all day New Year’s Day.
  • Café des Musées (usually open every day) will close all day on December 25.
  • Carbón (always closed Mon) will close from December 22-January 1.
  • Elmer (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays on December 24-25 and for lunch on December 28, plus January 1-8. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Les Enfants du Marché (always closed Mon) will close early on December 24 and will remain closed for the holidays December 25-26. It will also be closed New Year’s Day.
  • Grand Coeur (usually open every day) will be closed all day December 24-25 and January 1. It will be open New Year’s Eve.
  • Miznon (always closed Sat) will close for the holidays on December 31. Open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

75005 (Latin Quarter)

  • La Tour d’Argent (always closed Sun/Mon) will not close for the holidays. Open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Café de la Nouvelle Mairie (always closed Sat/Sun) will close the evening of December 24 and all day December 25.
  • Les Papilles (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and 31 and from January 1-6.
  • Empire Céleste (always closed Mon) will close December 23-24 and will close early December 31. It will be open Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
La Tour d’Argent will not close for the holidays

75006 (Saint-Germain)

  • Allard (usually open every day) will close December 24 and 31 for lunch and December 25 and January 1 for dinner.
  • Le Comptoir du Relais and of the L’Avant Comptoir variations (usually open every day) will remain open during the holidays. Open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Cosi (usually open every day) will close for the holidays from December 24-26. Open on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Fish (usually open every day) will close for the holidays from December 23-January 2, reopening for dinner on January 3.
  • Freddy’s (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25, reopening for dinner on December 26, and from December 31-January 1, reopening for dinner on January 2.
  • Guy Savoy (always closed Sun/Mon plus lunch on Sat) will close for the holidays December 24-January 6.
  • Huitrerie Régis (usually open every day) will close all day December 25 and January 1. Open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
  • Josephine (Chez Dumonet) (always closed Sat/Sun) will close December 23-25 and January 1 at noon. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Comptoir Poilâne (usually open every day) will close early December 24 and will close all day December 25 and January 1.
  • Aux Près (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Semilla (usually open every day) will close for the holidays from December 23-January 2.
  • Ze Kitchen Galerie (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and December 31-January 1.
L’Avant Comptoir du Marché (and its siblings) will remain open every day

75007 (Eiffel Tower & Invalides)

  • Atelier Joël Robuchon (usually open every day) will not close for the holidays.
  • Arnaud Nicolas (always closed Sun) will close December 24-25 and 31.
  • Le Cinq (always closed Sun/Mon) will not close for the holidays.
  • Café Constant (usually open every day) will not close for the holidays.
  • Chez l’Ami Jean (always closed Sun/Mon) will close from December 22-January 2.
  • Clover Green (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1.
  • David Toutain (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and December 31-January 1.
  • Ledoyen (always closed Tues/Wed) will close December 23-25. It will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Fables de la Fontaine (usually open every day) will not close for the holidays.
  • La Fontaine de Mars (usually open every) will close December 24-25 and 31 and January 1.
  • Garance (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 23-26 and January 1.
  • Pottoka (usually open every day) will close for the holidays after lunch on December 22-26, and on January 1.
  • Tomy & Co (usually closed Sat/Sun) will close December 24-25 and from December 31-January 5.
Le Grand Restaurant by Jean-François Piège in Paris | parisbymouth.com
Le Grand Restaurant is open on New Year’s Eve, plus extra Saturdays in December

75008 (Champs-Elysées)

  • Akrame (always closed Sat/Sun) will close December 24-25 and January 1.
  • Le Grand Restaurant (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays from December 23-25 and on January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve. They’re usually closed weekends but will remain open on December 14, 21, 28 & 29.
  • Les 110 de Taillevent (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 25 and January 1. Open on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
  • Taillevent (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.

75009 (Grands-Boulevards to Pigalle)

  • Le Bon Georges (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1. It will be open New Year’s Eve for dinner only.
  • Buvette (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-26 and on the evening of December 31. Open for brunch at noon on New Year’s Day.
  • Office (usually closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1.
  • Le Richer (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-January 1.

75010 (Canal St-Martin, Faubourg St-Denis)

  • Le Petit Cambodge (usually open every day) will close for the holidays on December 24-25 and 31. Open at noon on New Year’s Day.
  • Chez Casimir (usually open every day) will close for the holidays from December 22-January 1.
  • Chez Michel (always closed Sat/Sun) will close from December 20-December 29 and will reopen December 30 evening. Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Le Servan (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and 31 and January 1.
Septime Cave will be open on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve

75011 (Oberkampf, Voltaire, Charonne)

  • Buffet (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 22-25 and December 29-January 1.
  • Le Chardenoux (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 25-25 and January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Le Chateaubriand (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays from December 22-January 1.
  • Clamato (always closed Mon/Tue) will close for the holidays December 24-26 and December 31-January 2.
  • Clown Bar (always closed Mon/Tue) will close for the holidays December 22-January 7.
  • Le Dauphin (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays from December 22-January 1.
  • The Green Goose (usually open every day) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1.
  • Martin (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 21-January 1.
  • Muscovado (always closed Tues/Wed) will close for the holidays December 23-January 3.
  • Au Passage (always closed Sun) will close for the holidays December 22-January 1.
  • Retro’Bottega (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays 21-January 5.
  • Robert (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays from December 22-January 1.
  • Septime (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and December 28-January 6.
  • Septime Cave (always closed Mon) will close for the holidays on December 25 and January 1. Open on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
  • Le Rigmarole (always closed Mon/Tues) will close December 25 and January 1 and from January 6-20.
  • Bistrot Paul Bert (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and January 1 at lunchtime. Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for dinner.
  • L’Écailler du Bistrot (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and January 1 at lunchtime. Open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for dinner.
  • Le 6 Paul Bert (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and January 1. Open New Year’s Eve.
  • Fulgurances l’Adresse (always closed Sat/Sun) will close December 20-January 6.
  • Aux Deux Amis (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and 31 and January 1.
  • Le Repaire de Cartouche (usually open every day) will close December 21-25. It will also be closed December 31 evening and all day January 1.
  • Le Saint-Sébastien (always closed Sun) will close for the holidays December 23-25 and January 1-6. It will be open on New Year’s Eve.
Sweetbreads in Paris restaurants | parisbymouth.com
Amarante will be open on Christmas Eve

75012 (Aligre, Bercy)

  • Amarante (always closed Wed/Thu) will close for the holidays December 25-January 2. Open on Christmas Eve.
  • La Boucherie des Provinces (always closed Mon/Tues) will close December 25-26 and January 1-2.

75014 (Montparnasse, Alésia)

  • L’Assiette (always closed Mon/Tue) will close for the holidays December 24-January 2.
  • La Cantine du Troquet (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 22-January 1.
  • Le Cornichon (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 21-January 1.

75016 (Chaillot, Trocadéro)

  • Le Pré-Catelan (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 21-26 and on January 1. Open on New Year’s Eve.
  • Shang Palace (always closed Tues/Wed) will close for the holidays December 25-27, reopening for dinner on December 28, plus January 2-3. Open on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day.
  • L’Atelier Vivanda (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 24-25 and January 1. It will be open for lunch on New Year’s Eve.
Shang Palace is open on Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day

75017

  • Papillon (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 23-27. It will be open New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • Gare au Gorille (always closed Sat/Sun) will close for the holidays December 20-January 6.

75018 (Montmartre, Clichy, Goutte d’Or)

  • Vava (always closed Sunday night) will close for the holiday December 24-25 and December 31-January 2.
  • Le Maquis (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 22-January 1. It will reopen for dinner January 2.

75019 & 75020 (Belleville)

  • Mensae (always closed Sun/Mon) will close for the holidays December 24-January 2.
  • Le Baratin (always closed Sun/Mon) will close January 1. It will be open Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
  • A la Vierge de la Réunion (usually open every day) will close December 21-January 2. It will reopen for dinner service January 3.
  • Le Cadoret (always closed Sun/Mon) will close December 24-25 and December 29-January 6.
  • Le Cheval d’Or (always closed Mon/Tues) will close for the holidays December 22 evening and reopen January 3.

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